Tony Burton

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Birthday
23, 1937
Birthplace
Flint, MI
Death Date
Feb 25, 2016 (78)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
23, 1937
Birthplace
Flint, MI
Death Date
Feb 25, 2016 (78)

About

Former boxer who gained prominence for portraying the Tony 'Duke' Evans in the Rocky films alongside Sylvester Stallone. His other films include Assault on Precinct 13 and The Toy.

Before Fame

He attended Flint Northern High School. He served time in prison for robbery after winning the State Golden Gloves Light Heavyweight Championship in 1957.

Trivia

He was a professional heavy weight boxer from 1958 to 1959.

Family Life

He married Rae Burton.

Associated With

He had a minor role in the Peter Pan-inspired film Hook alongside Robin Williams.